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that was taking her from brooklyn, new york to karachi, pakistan and then she would move to the horror -- lahore, this is the first of the letters i found at the new york public library, which was my introduction to margaret marcus. may 1962, the hellenic torch. this is posted from alexandria egypt. after all of our goodbyes, after you mother betty and walter walked down the plank and drove off, i was overcome by profound sense of dread. i stood to attack rail for a long time completely stricken. the excitement of the weeks leading up to my departure gone. when the ship pulled away from the brooklyn pier condo late to the city city began to dance in the engine seemed to echo the pounding of my heart, a black and fathomless ocean slowly swallowing everything i own. it takes some time and many prayers before my fear began to subside. so she goes on to tell her parents about the various odd years on board. there is a captain and his great crew who are very suspicious of this journey that she was making to pakistan. mother come you imagine i was going to need men i still dressed for dining and danci
to lahor. this was the first of the letters i found at the new york public library, which was my introduction to margaret markus. may 1962, the torch. this was posted from egypt. after all our good-byes after you, mother, betty, and walter walked down the gangplank and drove off, i was overcome with dread. i stood at the deck rail for a long time stricken. the excitement. weeks leading to departure gone. when it pulled up, the lights of the city dimmed, it was a black ocean swallowing everything i had ever known. it took some time and many prayers before my fear began to subside. she goes on to tell her parents about the various odd characters on board, and, you know, there's a captain and his greek crew who are very suspicious of her -- this journey that she was making to pakistan. mother, you imagined i was going to need my nice silk dress for dining and dancing on board. i was happy to leave that dress behind with betty, her sister, along with my corset, and my high hills i gave to the colored lady. dressed now in my ankle length skirt and long sleeved blouse, i certainly see
saw a much beauty in pakistan especially in places like lahore, but i also saw the devastation and swat after the epic floods in the baroness of the tribal areas separating pakistan and afghanistan. general musharraf was a new president on 9/11 and spent the next seven years in that job as our world changed radically. president musharraf a career army officer and veteran of the 1965 and 1971 wars against india called allied pakistan with the united states in what i believe was the misnamed war on terror. surely it was a war against al qaeda and president musharraf was our ally in that effort. he allowed u.s. troops access to pakistani military airports and bases as well as logistical and other support. it was and remains a turbulent time. the good news was a serious effort at educational and economic reform. things that are now stalled because of a more recent development. the recent discovery in 2005 at the pakistan bomb a.q. khan sold technology to korea and elsewhere. then there was a protest by the legal community about the legality of the presidential -- the horrifying ass
president musharraf knows very well. i saw much beauty in pakistan, especially in places like lahore. but i also saw the devastation in if swat after the epic floods and the barrenness of the tribal areas separating pakistan and afghanistan. general musharraf was a new president on 9/11 and spent the next seven years in that job as our world changed radically. president musharraf, a career army officer and a veteran of the 1965 and 1971 wars against india, called allied pakistan with the united states. in what i believe was the misnamed war on terror. surely, it was a war against al-qaeda. and president musharraf was our ally in that effort. he allowed troops access to pakistani military airports and bases as well as lo logistical d other support. it was and remains a turbulent time. the good news was a serious effort at educational and economic reform. things that are now stalled, um, because of more recent developments. the embarrassing news was the discovery in 2005 that the nuclear bomb, aq khan, sold technology to north korea and elsewhere. then there was the protests by the legal comm
, especially in places like lahore. i also saw the devastation after the floods and the tribal areas separating pakistan and afghanistan. general musharraf was a new president on 9/11 and spent the next seven years as our world changed radically. president musharraf, a career army officer and a veteran of the 1965 and 1971 wars against india allied pakistan with the united states in, what i believe, was the misnamed war on terror. certainly it was a war against al qaeda and president musharraf was our ally. he allowed u.s. troops access to pakistan military bases and airports as well as other support. it was, and remains, a turbulent time. the good news was the serious effort in educational reform and these things that are now stalled because of a more recent development. the embarrassing news was the discovery in 2005 that the father of pakistan's nuclear bomb sold technology to north korea and elsewhere. then there were the protests by the legal community about the below the -- validity of the 2007 election and the horrifying assassination of bhutto. events since have been more challenging. t
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